The first table below looks at the demand for Elasticsearch skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Elasticsearch over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Elasticsearch
Rank 487 547 -
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 93 22 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.043% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.98% 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 71 18 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9475 8738 9792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.60% 17.14% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5598 4959 5534
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 442 452
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.51 £38.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%

Elasticsearch
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Elasticsearch within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Elasticsearch Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Elasticsearch
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Elasticsearch within the UK.

Elasticsearch Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Elasticsearch
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Elasticsearch within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Elasticsearch Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Elasticsearch
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Elasticsearch within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +48 84 £475 +35.71% 24
London +43 63 £525 +50.00% 22
South East - 13 £438 -
City of London +34 8 £450 +5.88% 6
Cardiff - 6 £293 - 1
South Wales - 6 £293 - 1
Wales - 6 £293 - 1
North West - 4 £249 -
South West - 3 £300 - 2
Bath - - - - 1
Bristol - - - -
Southwark - - - -
East of England - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Somerset - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Elasticsearch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Elasticsearch also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Elasticsearch.

1 75 (46.58%) Java
2 70 (43.48%) TDD
3 65 (40.37%) Linux
4 59 (36.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 58 (36.02%) MongoDB
6 57 (35.40%) Jenkins
7 55 (34.16%) NoSQL
8 54 (33.54%) Continuous Integration
9 53 (32.92%) Open Source
10 51 (31.68%) JavaScript
11 48 (29.81%) MySQL
11 48 (29.81%) Hadoop
12 45 (27.95%) Puppet
13 44 (27.33%) Agile Software Development
14 43 (26.71%) DevOps
15 41 (25.47%) HTML
15 41 (25.47%) CSS
16 40 (24.84%) Apache
16 40 (24.84%) Opscode Chef
16 40 (24.84%) Big Data
17 37 (22.98%) Redis
18 36 (22.36%) PHP
19 35 (21.74%) Perl
20 34 (21.12%) OO
20 34 (21.12%) Web Services
20 34 (21.12%) Git (software)
21 33 (20.50%) Python
22 32 (19.88%) SQL
22 32 (19.88%) HTML5
23 31 (19.25%) BDD

Elasticsearch
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Elasticsearch also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Elasticsearch. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (24.84%) Apache
2 29 (18.01%) Apache Solr
3 23 (14.29%) Node.js
4 9 (5.59%) Apache Pig
5 7 (4.35%) nginx
5 7 (4.35%) IIS
6 6 (3.73%) Tomcat
7 5 (3.11%) CMS
7 5 (3.11%) Umbraco
7 5 (3.11%) Confluence
8 4 (2.48%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (1.24%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (1.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.62%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 28 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.35%) SaaS
3 4 (2.48%) GitHub
3 4 (2.48%) IaaS
4 3 (1.86%) Joyent
5 2 (1.24%) Heroku
5 2 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.62%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.86%) LDAP
1 3 (1.86%) VPN
1 3 (1.86%) DNS
1 3 (1.86%) SAN
1 3 (1.86%) Firewall
1 3 (1.86%) VLAN
1 3 (1.86%) iSCSI
1 3 (1.86%) NAS
2 1 (0.62%) AMQP
2 1 (0.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (36.65%) Apache Cassandra
2 58 (36.02%) MongoDB
3 55 (34.16%) NoSQL
4 48 (29.81%) Hadoop
4 48 (29.81%) MySQL
5 40 (24.84%) Big Data
6 37 (22.98%) Redis
7 25 (15.53%) CouchDB
8 18 (11.18%) Riak
9 10 (6.21%) Apache Hive
10 9 (5.59%) HBase
10 9 (5.59%) Couchbase
11 7 (4.35%) Relational Database
12 6 (3.73%) Pentaho
13 5 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (3.11%) SQL Server
13 5 (3.11%) Impala
14 3 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (1.86%) RDBMS
14 3 (1.86%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 57 (35.40%) Jenkins
2 34 (21.12%) Git (software)
3 18 (11.18%) Hudson
4 11 (6.83%) JIRA
5 9 (5.59%) Maven
6 8 (4.97%) TeamCity
7 6 (3.73%) Talend Open Studio
7 6 (3.73%) NUnit
8 5 (3.11%) Subversion
9 4 (2.48%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.48%) Grunt
10 3 (1.86%) PhantomJS
10 3 (1.86%) Behat
10 3 (1.86%) PHPUnit
10 3 (1.86%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.86%) JUnit
10 3 (1.86%) Selenium
11 2 (1.24%) Karma Test Runner
12 1 (0.62%) Gradle
12 1 (0.62%) MSBuild
General
1 12 (7.45%) Finance
2 10 (6.21%) Back Office
3 8 (4.97%) Legal
4 3 (1.86%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.86%) Publishing
5 1 (0.62%) Retail
5 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.62%) Marketing
5 1 (0.62%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 98 (60.87%) Developer
2 28 (17.39%) Java Developer
3 24 (14.91%) DevOps Engineer
4 21 (13.04%) JavaScript Developer
5 19 (11.80%) Architect
5 19 (11.80%) Programmer
6 14 (8.70%) PHP Developer
7 11 (6.83%) Web Developer
8 10 (6.21%) Perl Developer
9 8 (4.97%) Web Programmer
9 8 (4.97%) .NET Developer
9 8 (4.97%) Lead Architect
9 8 (4.97%) DevOps Architect
10 7 (4.35%) Lead Developer
10 7 (4.35%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.73%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 5 (3.11%) Software Engineer
13 4 (2.48%) Data Architect
13 4 (2.48%) Senior PHP Developer
13 4 (2.48%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (25.47%) HTML
1 41 (25.47%) CSS
2 34 (21.12%) Web Services
3 32 (19.88%) HTML5
4 29 (18.01%) RabbitMQ
4 29 (18.01%) AngularJS
5 26 (16.15%) CSS3
6 24 (14.91%) RESTful
7 21 (13.04%) LAMP
8 20 (12.42%) REST
9 19 (11.80%) KnockoutJS
9 19 (11.80%) .NET
9 19 (11.80%) jQuery
10 18 (11.18%) Ember.js
11 16 (9.94%) XML
12 13 (8.07%) Lucene
12 13 (8.07%) Spring
12 13 (8.07%) JSON
12 13 (8.07%) Apache Camel
13 12 (7.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 53 (32.92%) Open Source
2 18 (11.18%) Wiki
3 11 (6.83%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.73%) Social Network
4 6 (3.73%) Data Integration
5 4 (2.48%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.86%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.86%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.86%) New Media
7 2 (1.24%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.24%) Derivative
7 2 (1.24%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.24%) Semantic Web
7 2 (1.24%) Social Media
8 1 (0.62%) iPad
8 1 (0.62%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.62%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.62%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.62%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 65 (40.37%) Linux
2 23 (14.29%) CentOS
3 19 (11.80%) Debian
4 14 (8.70%) UNIX
5 8 (4.97%) Windows
6 6 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.48%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.86%) SmartOS
8 3 (1.86%) Solaris
9 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.62%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (43.48%) TDD
2 54 (33.54%) Continuous Integration
3 44 (27.33%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (26.71%) DevOps
5 34 (21.12%) OO
6 31 (19.25%) Scrum
6 31 (19.25%) BDD
7 25 (15.53%) MVC
8 23 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 22 (13.66%) Automated Testing
10 21 (13.04%) Web Development
11 18 (11.18%) Web Application Development
11 18 (11.18%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 18 (11.18%) Analytics
12 10 (6.21%) Configuration Management
13 9 (5.59%) Load Testing
14 8 (4.97%) Release Management
14 8 (4.97%) E-Commerce
14 8 (4.97%) OOD
14 8 (4.97%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 75 (46.58%) Java
2 51 (31.68%) JavaScript
3 36 (22.36%) PHP
4 35 (21.74%) Perl
5 33 (20.50%) Python
6 32 (19.88%) SQL
7 20 (12.42%) Bash Shell
8 19 (11.80%) Ruby
9 18 (11.18%) Scala
10 15 (9.32%) C#
11 5 (3.11%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.24%) Clojure
12 2 (1.24%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.62%) C
13 1 (0.62%) C++
13 1 (0.62%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.62%) Golang
13 1 (0.62%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 16 (9.94%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.32%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.86%) Degree
4 2 (1.24%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.62%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.24%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.35%) Varnish
2 3 (1.86%) Docker
2 3 (1.86%) NFS
3 2 (1.24%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 45 (27.95%) Puppet
2 40 (24.84%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (16.15%) Salt
4 22 (13.66%) ZABBIX
5 19 (11.80%) Nagios
6 18 (11.18%) Cacti
7 16 (9.94%) Ansible
8 11 (6.83%) Vagrant
9 4 (2.48%) StatsD
10 3 (1.86%) logstash
11 1 (0.62%) Kibana
11 1 (0.62%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.62%) YUM
11 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 28 (17.39%) Red Hat
2 21 (13.04%) Rackspace
3 9 (5.59%) Oracle
3 9 (5.59%) JBoss
4 7 (4.35%) Zend
5 6 (3.73%) Talend
6 5 (3.11%) Atlassian
6 5 (3.11%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.24%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.24%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.24%) Google
8 1 (0.62%) VMware
8 1 (0.62%) Sybase
8 1 (0.62%) Elastic Path
8 1 (0.62%) Splunk
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